Big Peat 10 Years Whisky Festival Massen DL

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Number of bottles
54.4 % Vol.
500 ml
Bottle code
L 20 09 16
Bottled for
Whisky Festival Massen
lu Luxembourg
Added on
14 Nov 2016 1:45 pm by maverick6462
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 89.95

3 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

108 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Big Peat 10 Years Whisky Festival Massen DL

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. robbert88 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Usually big big peat fan. But there is something funky about this. I can't lay my hands on it But a certain bitterness that I don't like.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. Dramming Dutchman scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    If the taste would have been better, more complex and balanced, it would easy have received 89 from me. But a very nice dram and for the original release price at Massen festifal I would have bought this bottle. In this case a friend shared his bottle by giving me a 3cl dram.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Good nose but added 1 drop of water and it opens up a little more with sea smell, smoke, tobacco, spices.
    • Taste
      86 86
      I expected more from the taste, it is sweet with spices on the side of the tongue. But not a high roller for me.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Wow, when swallowed it is still there for a long time. Spicy on the edges of the tongue, salty, peaty, very nice to my opinion.

  4. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    lemon, smoke, then cold tobacco, very strong peat and a background of spices! the saline side reaches the end!
    typical islay with a high proportion of green peat and citrus fruits, also a little moist wood and concentrated, strong spices.
    return of candied lemon!

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A peaty malt very well done, but nothing unforgettable. Enthusiasm 3/5

    Whiskey n ° 1215
    • Nose
      Peat with fruity behind. Spices rise, pepper, especially. Marine air. Malt. Get a little bit of time with the smoke, by contrast.
    • Taste
      Mouth very consistent with the nose in terms of aromas. Pretty sweet in texture. Some vegetal notes too.
    • Finish
      Intense, saline, and very long.

  6. Gaija scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    At that price, just go for it !
    • Nose
      Superb, and I mean superb nose. Very Caol Ila driven it seems, splendid refinement, fresh lemon juice, huge coastal notes, huge minerality, slate, limestone and wet newspapers, incense, sea shells. What a pure nose.
    • Taste
      Sadly more on sucrosity here. Still very good, granted, but less refined. Was to be expected. Sweet lemon curd, sweet earth and a bit more wood, less perfectly spirit-driven. Still very enjoyable though.
    • Finish
      Long and clean, mineral.


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